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and the elderly. paul brennan is in rome. it has been a spectacular morning there, much to see, much to be heard. recap what you have seen so far. >> much to digest as well. it was going to be a momentous occasion, the inauguration of a new pope, just five years, the first since 2005. but in church terms that is relatively a quick succession. what we have is a huge crowd, a huge congregation, more than 130 countries represented in st. peter's. a very interesting homily from the pope are in the homily is the part of the mass where he can deliver his own text. it is not bound by the liturgy. he can speak with his own words about things that he cares about, and he chose to speak about principles, responsibility, tenderness, creation. what we took away from that was he was speaking about the protection of the environment. he said when men fail in this responsibility, that leads to destruction and hearts become hard. it is not just concern us as in the catholics, it concerns everybody. the protection of the whole of creation, the beauty of creation, it he hearkened back to st. francis of assisi. he s
at the global arms trade and joins me live from new york. paul, does anyone really know what the size of the global arms trade is and just how much of that is illegal? >> it's a very good question, very difficult to answer. some states do provide information about the financial value of their arms sales but this effort makes it a challenge to say a definite figure of how much the global arms trade amounts to. we estimate at least $50 billion but could be much more. in terms of how much of that is illegal, as we're discussing here in the u.n. niece next two weeks, we're hopeful we'll have a much clearer definition at the moment the u.n. arms embargo is decided by the security council and the laws and regulations that define what is legal or illegal in regards to the national arms trade. >> you talk about the meeting at the u.n. we know the u.n. arms treaty has been delayed before. how confident are you the countries involved will come to any kind of significant agreement this time around? >> i think it's a challenge but i think one of the big clouds of july, that the presidential elect
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